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Archive - May 2012

NC man who tried to open plane door faces Mass. judge

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A North Carolina man who authorities say became disoriented and tried to open a cabin door on a US Airways Express commuter jet from Maine to Philadelphia has been released on $500 bail at his arraignment. Full story...
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Judge refuses to dismiss John Edwards charges

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A federal judge has refused to toss out campaign corruption charges against John Edwards, meaning he will have to present his case before a jury. Full story...
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Gov. Perdue: 'We look like Mississippi'

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North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue had strong words Friday when asked about Tuesday's vote on Amendment One. "We look like Mississippi," the governor told reporters in Greenville. Full story...
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ROTC student's ceremonial rifle sparked school lockdown

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A lesson learned the hard way for one Ashley High School ROTC student. The student and his ceremonial rifle sparked a lockdown for three schools Friday morning. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune won't reopen highway to civilians

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The commander at Camp Lejeune has turned down a request to allow civilians to resume using a state highway that runs through part of the Marine base. Full story...
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New Hanover commissioners, legislators meet ahead of Short Session

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New Hanover County Commissioners met with state legislators this morning to discuss changes they want to make to the county. The informal meeting is not a time to make official decisions, but it is a chance to talk about funding and other areas in which the county needs state support. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: Are Cleaners Clean?

We use them all the time around the world, for cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, floors, dishes. What’s in them, and are they safe?

WWAY's Thursday night sports - May 10

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video Thursday night sports featured the Hoggard girls lacrosse team against undefeated Green Hope in the state playoffs. We talked to New Hanover girls soccer coach Al Pastore about the end of his great coaching career. We previewed the season opener for the Wilmington Sharks summer league baseball team. On top of that, we provided a coaching update on former UNCW basketball player Mark Byington. Full story...
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Three Columbus Co. teens charged with murder after bragging to classmates

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video Three Columbus County teenagers have been arrested and charged with murdering a Hallsboro man after deputies say they bragged to classmates at East Columbus High School. Sheriff Chris Batten says deputies found three of the victim's guns in the suspects' homes Thursday. Full story...
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NRC releases report on potential uranium enrichment plant in Wilmington

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video The public got the chance Thursday night to hear more about a proposed uranium enrichment plant to be built at the GE Hitachi plant in Wilmington. Full story...
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